NHL down to 11 players on COVID-19 list

Philadelphia Flyers' Claude Giroux skates off the ice after an NHL hockey game. (Matt Slocum/AP)

The NHL is down to 11 players on its COVID-19 list, the lowest number since the season began Jan. 13.

No new players were added, while Colorado Avalanche defenceman Samuel Girard and goalie Hunter Miska were removed from the list on Friday.

The previous low of players listed was 12 on Jan. 17. The number of players affected continued to drop since an NHL-high 59 were listed on Feb. 12.

The Philadelphia Flyers have a league-high six players still affected, including captain Claude Giroux, who has been on the list for 11 consecutive days.

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